A guide to classical learning : or Polymetis abridged. Containing, I. The history of the polite arts among the Romans; with the Characters of the Latin Poets and their Works. II. The Usefulness of Antiques towards explaining the Classics. A true Idea of the Allegories of the Ancients, and their whole Scheme of Machinery; with Remarks on the modern Commentators and School Education. III. An inquiry concerning the agreement between the works of the Roman poets, and the remains of the ancient artists, in Order to illustrate them from one another; with many useful Hints to the Modern Artists. Being a Work necessary not only for Classical Instruction, But for all those who wish to have a True Taste For the Beauties of Poetry, Sculpture, and Painting. By N. Tindal, Translator of Rapin

Main Author: Spence, Joseph
Other Authors: Tindal, Nicolas
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for R. Horsfield, in Ludgate-Street, and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall 1765, M.DCC.LXV. [1765]
Edition:The second edition, corrected and inlarged
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:An abridgment by Tindal of Joseph Spence's 'Polymetis'. - Braces in imprint. - English Short Title Catalog, T130838. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Titlepage in red and black. - With an index and a final advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],279,[9]p.,plate) 12°